NGO Details

Name:A Chance for the Poor Foundation, Inc.
Address:Chance's Bakeshoppe, Sacred Heart Convent, J.C. Aquino Ave., Butuan City
Region: Region XIII (CARAGA)
Telephone Number:(085) 342-8170
Fax Number:(085) 816-2036
Newly Established:No
Contact Person:Sr. Genara T. Sarigumba, MSM / Sr. Jocelyn Baluran, MSM
Position:Program Director / Asst. Program Director
Purpose for which Organized:Charitable
Company Description:

A Chance for the Poor Foundation, Inc, was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit corporation on 14 October 1999. The incorporators were interested in providing hospitalization and medical services to indigent lumads and the marginalized poor in the mainstream. Its main office is located in the Missionary Sisters of Mary Compound, Km 4, Baan, Butuan City. The foundation has 3 regular staff, 2 project-based staff, 3 part-time staff, 6 volunteers and 15 members of the Board of Trustees. Its purposes, among others, are to provide medical and hospital services including provision for medicines, to qualified indigent Filipino citizens of Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, and neighboring city and provinces within the CARAGA Region; and to provide health and skills training to the indigenous people and communities. Provision of opportunities for urban poor women to engage in livelihood projects was added to its community health program with the Indigenous People. It was certified for three (3) years on September 18, 2007 and which ended on September 17, 2010. Total donations received for the last 2 years is P791,496.00. Total Revenue for the year amounted to P2,060,718.00. Its sources of income include grants, pledges and donations collected through the drop boxes or canisters found in the different establishments in the region, sales from bakery and fundraising activities. The organization has an approved budget of P2,416,800.00 for the year 2011.

Certification Info
BIR Certification No:116-2011
Date Certified: December 21, 2011
Years of Certification:3
Expiration: 2014-12-04